Discounted fuel prices, vital management information, the ability to pay for extra services such as tolls and overnight accommodation – fuel cards already play an important part in many operators’ businesses. But there are also now hopes that the cards could be instrumental in expanding the use of alternative fuels as the pressure to decarbonise mounts, writes Simon Jack. Some believe that as the infrastructure grows for supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG), compressed natural gas (CNG), biofuels and electric charging, […]
Leicester-based Widdowson is reinforcing its 125-strong fleet with 21 new Iveco Stralis Hi-Ways.
Reducing fuel consumption will be the single biggest priority for over a third of fleet managers in 2013, a survey by fleet management systems supplier GreenRoad has suggested. Just over 35% of respondents to a question about priorities for next year cited reducing fuel costs as their most important challenge, with 20% citing compliance with regulations and 16% highlighting the need to ensure safe driving. Over two thirds of respondents said they expected fuel prices to rise modestly in 2013, […]
The head of FairFuel UK (FFUK) Howard Cox has said the campaign remains very much alive and kicking, after the departure of co-founder Peter Carroll.